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Illang: The Wolf Brigade

2018 2h 19m Action Sci-Fi List
20% Tomatometer 10 Reviews 43% Audience Score 50+ Ratings
In 2029 an elite police squad combats a terrorist group that opooses the reunification of the two Korean states. Read More Read Less

Critics Reviews

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Brad Newsome Sydney Morning Herald The action sequences are mostly terrific: impactful, surprising and brilliantly choreographed...It's undergirded by a decent mystery-thriller storyline and two very appealing leads. Feb 28, 2019 Full Review Peter Debruge Variety Action comes easy to Korean director Kim; it's actors that he doesn't always know what to do with. Oct 8, 2018 Full Review James Mudge Convoluted, over-long and lacking in either compelling characters or exciting action - a real case of wasted potential Rated: 2/5 Oct 24, 2020 Full Review Yasser Medina Cinefilia It's a boring, conventional, and overly long remake. [Full review in Spanish] Rated: 5/10 Jul 26, 2020 Full Review Panos Kotzathanasis Asian Movie Pulse it does not surpass the average, and in my book, particularly due to its specific premises (great source material, big budget, great director and cast), the movie is a failure, particularly because it could have been so much more. Dec 1, 2019 Full Review William Schwartz HanCinema While the movie is technically masterful, the moral implications are profoundly disturbing, and only made worse by the tacked-on happy ending. Jun 21, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

Audience Reviews

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Emma R The plot is a little hard to follow / understand at times if you haven't watched the original 1999 movie or know about the Kerberos Panzer Cop manga & story. I feel like they needed to do more to outline the basics of the plot so it could make more sense to viewers who are watching it blind. However, Illang has still worked its way into my top favourite action movies. The costuming and set design is incredible and a lot of the shots are really great at setting the mood. The actors also did an impressive job. The romance aspect was only so-so, but I think it did a good job at driving home the point of the humanity in the wolf brigade. I'd definitely recommend watching it if dystopian stories are your thing, or if you like action movies. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 07/10/23 Full Review Rosana B Adoro filmes com futuros distópicos, aqui temos um exemplar oriental, com seus tiros e bombas, mas que na verdade são um pano de fundo para trama principal de traição, corrupção, receitas governo e rebeldes... Longo, bem longo, o que o torna bem entediante no meio para o final, quando a ação explode, o plot Twist, até o desfecho final... Ainda se mantenha a regularidade e é um filme razoável... Rated 4 out of 5 stars 05/29/23 Full Review aqsw d Excellent ! The story was what makes this piece. Really well executed. One of the best Korean movies out there. Tough. Believable. AWESOME. Two thumbs up !!! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member Underrated one of the movies i did not see in a while Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/15/23 Full Review georgan g This plot tried to have it all but ended up with not enough of anything. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review gianmarco R the film is generally too slow for the duration with small bursts of action at the beginning and end where it recovers a lot, but the beginning and the end are exceptions because the in the almost three hours of duration is boring for the most part, then it is too confusing and it makes struggling to figure it out Rated 2 out of 5 stars 03/20/20 Full Review Read all reviews
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Movie Info

Synopsis In 2029 an elite police squad combats a terrorist group that opooses the reunification of the two Korean states.
Kim Jee-woon
Lewis Taewan Kim
Kim Jee-woon
Production Co
Lewis Pictures
Action, Sci-Fi
Original Language
Release Date (Streaming)
Oct 19, 2018
2h 19m